Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Fruit to be

 The peach tree in the veg patch is laden with fruit this year, in spite of a bit of curly leaf, and there are a few nectarines in the orchard as well.
The brambleberries have had a radical haircut so won't be incredibly productive this year, but they are flowering happily, As usual it's raspberry city (foreground)

 Red and black currants are looking good again this year
The mariposa plum is laden - although not as laden as it used to be - I didn't realise the chickens would eat off the green fruit at this stage. Oh well, live and learn. The 3 rhubarb patches are kicking along nicely and showing no signs of transplant stress
 This apricot tree doesn't look very inspiring, but there's plenty of fruit!


Joyfulhomemaker said...

fruit trees really float my boat..i am learning alot this year ..like i now get fruit grows on last years new growth..my mind could not seems to get that,till I "pruned" rather heavily..now i get it so i won't be getting to much this year but next year should be a bumper crop

africanaussie said...

I think this year is going to be a good fruit season all over. My lychee tree is loaded down with fruit for the first time in two years. Yummy

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